Category Archives: Writing Prompt Advent Calendar 2014

24 December – Thresholds

Christmas Eve makes me think of thresholds, standing at a border, knowing that the dawn will bring anticipated, but unknown changes. What other thresholds do we cross? Of what significance are the moments just before you close your eyes on … Continue reading

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22 December – Ghost of Christmas present

Exerpt from Thich Nhat Han, Peace is Every Step. Each thought, each action in the sunlight of awareness becomes sacred. In this light, no boundary exists between the sacred and the profane. I must confess it takes me a bit … Continue reading

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21 December – Solstice

It is the solstice.  For those of us in the northern hemisphere, it is the longest night of the year, the shortest day.  After today, the tilt of the earth brings us back into favour with the sun, days will … Continue reading

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20 December – I’ll be home for Christmas

I’ll be home for Christmas You can plan on me Please have snow and mistletoe And presents on the tree Christmas Eve will find me Where the lovelight gleams I’ll be home for Christmas If only in my dreams.  – … Continue reading

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19 December – Meanwhile…

Meanwhile, let us have a sip of tea.  The afternoon glow is brightening the bamboos, the fountains are bubbling with delight, the soughing of the pines is heard in our kettle.  Let us dream of evanescence, and linger in the … Continue reading

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18 December – Spectrum

What are the colours of December? How does the spectrum move through your month? How does this writing prompt advent calendar work?

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17 December – Luminarias

Northern New Mexico is my home.  I was born in the Land of Enchantment, and more than four decades later, I’m still under its spell.  Christmas time in New Mexico is especially magical for me.  Of all the regional traditions … Continue reading

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